Lazard Ltd. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 31, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15,
2014. Shareholders who purchased LAZ stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that LAZ has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $53.49, the dividend yield is 2.24%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LAZ was $53.49,
representing a -1.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.07 and
a 59.1% increase over the 52 week low of $33.62.
LAZ is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Franklin Resources, Inc. (
) and AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. (
). LAZ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.1. Zacks Investment Research reports LAZ's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 42.87%, compared to an
industry average of 5.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to LAZ through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LAZ as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio (
- WCM BNY Mellon Focused Growth ADR ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWC with an increase of
4.71% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of LAZ at 3.93%.